Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg at  a press conference  in Brussels on Tuesday. “I will not speculate on the motives but this does not look like an accident,” he said. Photograph: Laurent Dubrule/EPA

Nato general secretary Jens Stoltenberg rejected claims by Russia that its incursion into Turkish airspace last weekend was accidental, amid claims t(...)

 General John Campbell testifies before the Senate armed services committee in Washington, DC. The commander said the MSF hospital was “mistakenly struck” by US forces. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

US special forces, rather than their Afghan allies, called in the deadly air strike on the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz, the U(...)

A frame grab taken from footage released by Russia’s Defence Ministry on Monday, shows airstrikes carried out by the country’s air force in Syria. Photograph: Reuters 0:54

Nato’s secretary-general has rejected Moscow’s claim that its military incursion into alliance airspace over Turkey was not intentional or important, (...)

The Arch of Triumph among the Roman ruins of Palmyra which Islamic State extremists have blown up. Photograph: Getty Images 0:54

Nato has expressed “deep concern” about the Russian military build-up in Syria, warning Moscow to “immediately cease” its attacks on the Syrian opposi(...)

In criticising Russia’s bombing operations in Syria, western sources have been quick to point to photographic evidence that suggests the Russians have(...)

Local residents receive food distributed by police as Afghan security forces tried to regain control of the city of Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Sunday.  Photograph: Jawed Kargar/EPA

The general ultimately responsible for Saturday’s US air strike on a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital said yesterday Afghan forces attempting t(...)

Footage released by Russia’s defence ministry shows airstrikes carried out by the country’s air force in Syria. Photograph: Reuters

Nato ambassadors told Russia to halt its incursions into the airspace of Turkey, a member of the alliance, saying the violations were both extremely d(...)

 The Médecins Sans Frontières hospital after an explosion in the Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday which killed 12 MSF staff members and 10 patients, including three children. Photograph: EPA/MSF 0:51

Médecins Sans Frontières has pulled its staff out of the crisis-hit Afghan city of Kunduz after a United States air strike on its hospital, labelle(...)

Surgeons work inside a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital after the  air strike in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Photograph: Reuters 0:51

Médecins Sans Frontières has demanded that an independent international body investigate the air strike that hit an Afghan hospital on Saturday, kill(...)

Surgeons work inside a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) hospital after an air strike in the city of Kunduz, Afghanistan. Photograph: Reuters/Medecins Sans Frontieres 0:51

International medical organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres has condemned the “horrific aerial bombing” by US forces of its hospital in Kunduz, Afghan(...)